The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.








 

 








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The Voice


title | The Voice, detail

artist | Edvard Munch

style | Expressionism

date | 1893



Artist Edvard Munch wrote of his inspiration for the painting The Voice: "A golden column quivered from top till bottom on the water surface, melting into its own gleam and dispersing through the waters. When our gazes meet, invisible hands weave fine threads from your big eyes to ming, thereby knotting our hearts together."


The Story of Modern Art

Author and professor Norbert Lynton has written a fascinating book about the complexities of Modern art. Beginning with what are termed the "New Barbarians", the work proceeds to explain, with text and images, the myriad influences that have shaped artistic movements in the past century.